New £30m government initiative to reduce rough sleeping

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid today set out a bold cross-government plan of action to significantly reduce the number of people sleeping rough as the...

Government announces deposit return scheme for single use drinks containers

The government has announced plans for a deposit return scheme to crack down on plastic pollution. A deposit return scheme to increase recycling rates and...

Police issue statement following hoax bomb threats

Police have launched an investigation after bomb threats were sent to a number of schools in Birmingham this morning. In a statement West Midlands Police...

Council gives away 2,000 Big Birmingham Bikes

2,000 bright orange bikes have been given away as part of the wider Birmingham Cycle Revolution Last week saw the latest tranche of free bikes...

Win £1,000 and support a local charity with the ‘Spring Raffle’

Birmingham St Mary’s ‘Spring Raffle’ is back and this year, players can win up to £1,000 whilst showing their support for their local hospice. With...

£50,000 of National Lottery funding to celebrate West Midlands community spirit

Communities across the West Midlands have the opportunity to host celebrations funded by the National Lottery, thanks to a new partnership between the West...

Pedestrian injured after collision with car in Stirchley

A pedestrian has been taken on blue lights by ambulance to a major trauma centre after he was involved in a collision with a...

Now found: Sighting of missing 12-year-old Shane Pinder as searches continue

UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who shared the appeal, as of 9 pm Sunday evening we've got word Shane is home. Searches are continuing today for...

Burst water pipe causes hundreds to be left without water

Updated, here's the latest statement from Severn Trent Water: "We're happy to say that all water supplies should now be back on in Birmingham...

Police foil Balsall Heath cash machine ram raid

Police foiled ram raiders who dragged a cash point from a shop last night (1st March) in Balsall Heath. Witnesses phoned 999 when they saw a...

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